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Review Article
The effectiveness of cryotherapy in the management of sports injuries
Cryotherapy is widely applied and accepted as a beneficial treatment for soft-tissue injury and postoperative management. It is the one of the most effective interventions for pain management and swel...
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Original Article
Effect of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching on functional reach of lower extremity using Y-balance test
Objective: The aim of the study was to investigate the efficacy of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching in improving flexibility and functional reach of the lower extremit...
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Original Article
Perceived performance goal barriers of Olympic athletes: An exploratory study
Background: Goal pursuit is not without its challenges because athletes may encounter barriers along the way. Moreover, these barriers may or may not produce positive affect in the setting of g...
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Original Article
Physical activity and behavioral regulations for exercise in patients with noncommunicable disease in central Saudi Arabia
Objective: Saudi Arabia's population has experienced a significant raise of noncommunicable diseases (NCD) over the past decade. Physical activity (PA) is recognized to positively impact th...
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Short Communication
COVID-19 and conduction of sports event: Risk assessment and risk mitigation
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in significant amounts of interruption in the different domains of life in all the affected nations. Owing to the pandemic and due to the ...
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  Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine
ISSN - Print: 1319-6308,
Online: 2321-6697


Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine, a publication of Saudi Sports Medicine Federation, is a peer-reviewed online journal with
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